Ministry of Education (MOE)

Ministry of Education (MOE)

International students who must be a foreign national with a secondary school graduation diploma
or a post-secondary degree(s), have shown excellent academic performance, and are of good moral character.
(Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao SAE students are not eligible)

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES)

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES)

International students who must be a foreign national with a secondary school graduation diploma
or a post-secondary degree(s), have shown excellent academic performance, and are of good moral character.
(Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao SAE students are not eligible)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)

Countries that have diplomatic relations with Taiwan, or have been recognized as friendly relations with Taiwan by MOFA.

【MOE】

Taiwan Scholarship

Guidelines for MOE Scholarship


MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories

    • MOE Taiwan Scholarship Application Form [PDF]
    • MOE Taiwan Scholarship Program Terms of Agreement [PDF]
    • A list of university/college offering degree programs taught in English [PDF](Updated on 2024.3.21)
    • A list of university/college providing Taiwan Scholarship recipients a discount for tuition and/or miscellaneous expenses [PDF](Updated on 2024.3.21)
    • MOE Taiwan Scholarship Application Process [WEB]

Items Required for Health Certificate


MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories

  • MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories  [WEB]

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

Guidelines for MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship


MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories

    • MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Application Form  [PDF]
    • MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program Terms of Agreement  [PDF]
    • List of Language Center [PDF](Updated on 2024.2.29)

Items Required for Health Certificate


MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories

  • MOE Operating Guidelines Related Accessories  [WEB]

【MOFA】

Taiwan Scholarship

Guidelines for MOFA Scholarship


MOFA Operating Guidelines Related Accessories


Items Required for Health Certificate


 

 

【Comparison between Scholarships】
 

MOE Taiwan Scholarship

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

MOFA Taiwan Scholarship

Who can apply

International students who must be a foreign nationals with a secondary school graduation diploma
or a post-secondary degree(s), have shown excellent academic performance, and are of good moral character.
(Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao SAE students are not eligible)

Countries that have diplomatic relations with Taiwan, or have been recognized as friendly relations with Taiwan by MOFA.

[List of Diplomatic Allies]

Living Allowance

Bachelor Degree

Master/ Doctoral Degree

NTD25,000/per month

LEP Program

Degree Program

NTD15,000/per month

NTD20,000/per month

NTD28,000/per month

NTD33,000/per month

Tuition and Miscellaneous Expenses

The MOE will pay up to NTD40,000 each semester for each recipient's approved tuition and miscellaneous expenses. If these exceed a total amount of NTD40,000, the remaining amount must be paid to the university/college by the student.

N/A

N/A

Scholarship Period

→ Begins on September 1 and ends on August 31 of the following year.

→ Graduates who are unable to graduate by June of the year checked to be true, students can get their scholarship until August of the year.

→ Scholarship period should not exceed a total of five years. 

With the exception of the summer classes, in principle, the scholarship duration should be between September 1st to August 31st of the following year.


→ Starts on August 1 of the first year of study in Taiwan and ends when the award period expires, when recipients graduate, if they are suspended or withdraw from their studies, or if the scholarship is terminated.

→ Scholarship award periods must be continuous, with no breaks, and cannot exceed a total of five years. 

Scholarship Duration

Bachelor Degree: 4 years

Master Degree: 2 years

Doctoral Degree: 4 years

2 months(Summer Term),

3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 1 year(12 months).

LEP Program: 1 year

Bachelor Degree: 4 years

Master Degree: 2 years

Doctoral Degree: 4 years

Working and Internships


Students can apply for a working permit
according to the "Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment for Foreign Workers with maximum work hours are 20 hours per week(except during summer and winter vacation) and the maximum validity period will be six months per semester. 
For more information, please contact Workforce Development Agency.

 

HES recipients are only allowed to work if they take language course(s) for six months or more.

Students can apply for the working permit according to the "Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment for Foreign Workers with maximum work hours are 20 hours per week(except during summer and winter vacation) and the maximum validity period will be six months per semester. 
For more information, please contact Workforce Development Agency.

TOCFL Required 

For applications to undertake a program not completely taught in English: A copy of the results or a certificate of TOCFL at Level 3 or above must be submitted. 
(If the local Taiwan Representative Office does not organize TOCFL testing, applicants need to submit a copy of the test results or certificate at Level 3 or above and must take the TOCFL test at Level 3 or above at their own expense by the end of the first semester after they arrive in Taiwan and submit their test results or certificate to their university/college.)

A nine-month or longer scholarship recipient should participate in TOCFL for Level 3(Band B1) or above. 

For those applying for degree programs taught in Chinese, a photocopy of a TOCFL transcript or certificate for Level 2 or above must be submitted. 
(Recipients taking the LEP should submit a photocopy of the TOCFL Level 2 certificates for listening and reading by June of the year after their arrival. Those failing to do so will be disqualified from receiving the Scholarship for degree programs. Recipients should pay TOCFL fees themselves.)

Notes

 

 

→ MOFA will provide recipients with one-way economy-class plane tickets for direct flights to and from Taiwan.

(Recipients are responsible for all expenses during their stay in Taiwan. MOFA will not provide any other subsidies.)